To Know the Father’s Love

04. June 2013 Latin America 0
I just received this letter from Gerardo Arteaga, the Public Health Coordinator for Rainbow Network, a holistic, community outreach throughout Nicaragua. Cross International helps Rainbow Network build homes for the poor and provide nutritious meals to more than 1,200 children, as well as pregnant women and at-risk elderly, five or six days a week. I ...

The greatest story ever told

Improvising with the few stage props available to them (from a cardboard manger scene to a bicycle donkey), the kids at Elohim Evangelical School in Arequipa, Peru, reenacted the life of Jesus. Many of the children come from very rough backgrounds of poverty, abuse and neglect. But for a little while they got to be ...

Walking in the way of love

If you ever wondered what Ephesians 5:2 looks like in Creole, here it is: Se pou nou viv ak renmen nan kè nou, menm jan Kris la te fè l’ la, li menm ki te renmen nou, ki te bay lavi l’ pou nou tankou yon ti mouton yo ofri pou touye pou Bondye, ofrann ...

Clean Water, New Life

For 53-year-old Ana Curazo and her 8 children in Rancho Pando, Nicaragua, contaminated water is now a thing of the past! “We have suffered a lot because of the lack of water,” Ana said. “Now, that is just part of our history.”  Thanks to the Amigos for Christ water and sanitation project funded by Cross ...

Lives Changed in Mozambique!

We recently received an encouraging report from our ministry partner Reencontro in Mozambique! Reencontro shares God’s love with orphans and vulnerable children through housing, education, food and health care. The six children in the Congolo family, Alberto, Jamie, Amelia, Ana, Daniel and Alexandre, live with their AIDS -infected parents, who are also stricken with tuberculosis. ...

Hello from Guatemala!

16. May 2013 children 0
The kids at Casa Bernabé send warm greetings and heartfelt gratitude to Cross International and our supporters. Case Bernabé is a Christian orphanage that rescues orphaned, abandoned and abused children, with the goal of showing them the love and freedom they have in Christ. The ministry’s director Donie Hernandez recently wrote: We take every step ...

Fighting Malnutrition

“Today, a man working in the field gets paid just enough at the end of his hot day to buy a bowl of rice to share with his wife and 3 or 4 kids. No beans… just rice.  If he doesn’t go back to that field in tomorrow’s 95 degree tropical sun, the family has ...

Welcoming the Orphan

07. May 2013 Uncategorized 0
At the age of 13, Raul Mamani could barely write his own name. His mother was deceased, his father had abandoned him at a hotel, and he had spent much of his life up to this point working in the fields instead of studying. That was then. This is now: a smiling, hopeful young man ...